Tagged: aetn

Hutchinson Announces $500K Grant for Cyber Range At UCA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/4/2017 3:09 pm

University of Central Arkansas will receive a $500,000 grant to develop a cyber range to train college and K-12 students.

Annette Herrington Elected Chairman of AETN Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2017 10:49 am

Annette Herrington of Little Rock has been elected chairman of the Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission for fiscal year 2018.

AETN Appoints Courtney Pledger as New Executive Director

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 3/7/2017 3:02 pm

This #girlboss is taking things to the next level.

Courtney Pledger Named to Lead AETN; Was Leader of Hot Springs Film Festival

by Kyle Massey 3/7/2017 11:32 am

Courtney Pledger is named the new executive director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network.

Longtime AETN Chief Allen Weatherly Dies at 64

by Kyle Massey 11/1/2016 11:17 am

Allen Weatherly, who led the Arkansas Educational Television Network through 15 years of awards and online expansion, died Tuesday after several weeks in a Little Rock hospital. He was 64.

Antiques Roadshow Insiders’ Reception

by Staff 8/26/2015 12:00 am

AETN welcomed the popular PBS program Antiques Roadshow to town and hosted a pre-event insiders’ reception at the Junior League of Little Rock Building. AETN board members, Antiques Roadshow appraisers and other special guests attended, and Whole Hog barbecue, cool beverages and mini pies were on the southern-themed menu.

Preview 'Earth A New Wild' from PBS with Guest Host Dr. M. Sanjayan

by Jess Ardrey 1/21/2015 7:42 am

In the latest series to hit PBS, "EARTH" promises viewers a “new look at humankind’s relationship with the wildest places on Earth.” Join in for a free screening and panel discussion featuring the show's host.

On AETN, Mike Beebe Defends Plan to Pardon Son's '03 Conviction

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/19/2014 7:43 am

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe on Wednesday defended plans to pardon his son for an 11-year-old marijuana conviction, saying his son is receiving the same type of second chance that hundreds of others have had over the past several years.

AETN Champion Trees

by Staff 5/1/2014 12:01 am

AETN held a private reception and screening of the AETN original documentary “Champion Trees” at the Clinton Library. Managed by the Arkansas Forestry Commission, the Arkansas Champion Trees Project recognizes trees that are the largest of each species in the state with lives spanning hundreds of years.

Community Cinema to Screen 'Las Marthas' Tonight

by Lauren James 1/7/2014 8:00 am

See a free screening of the documentary tonight (Jan. 7) at the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock during the Community Cinema program.

Video: The Arkansas Parole System, Economy, Big River Steel & More on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 11/9/2013 9:55 am

Video of the latest "Arkansas Week" on AETN, featuring an interview with State Department of Community Correction Director Sheila Sharp.

Searcy High School Students Partnering with PBS Stations on News

by Associated Press 10/14/2013 7:53 am

Searcy High School's broadcast journalism program may see some of its stories on PBS NewsHour, thanks to a new program called Student Reporting Labs.

14 Awesome Events for Weekend Family Fun in Central Arkansas

by Blair Neel 9/26/2013 10:30 am

Take your pick of family fun from this weekend's round-up of central Arkansas events. Your kiddos can enjoy pumpkins, music, dance, hot air balloons, sports, outdoor activities and more! Here are 14 awesome events -- several of which are FREE! -- that your family won't want to miss.

AETN Premieres Young Arkansas Filmmakers Showcase Tonight

by Blair Neel 9/26/2013 7:24 am

AETN, the Arkansas Educational Television Network, will premiere films made by young Arkansans tonight (Sept. 26) at 8 p.m. This year's broadcast will include several films from central Arkansas students, including "Killing Crime: The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year" from Cabot High School, "Mr. Right" from Conway High School and "Little Lonely Girl" from Jefferson Elementary.

The Budget Showdown, Food Stamps, A Full Accounting at UA & More on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 9/20/2013 4:30 pm

I'm pleased to be back on AETN's "Arkansas Week" tonight with host Steve Barnes and fellow panelists Steve Brawner and Doug Thompson.

Conway Day Trip: Three Family-Friendly Events This Saturday

by Blair Neel 9/12/2013 10:45 am

Little Rock's college town neighbor has tons of activities for families this Saturday (Sept. 14), including AETN's totally free Family Day, the annual EcoFest and a modern circus performance from Cirque Eloize. Read more about the can't-miss activities, plus a few spots to fuel up on food while you're in town.

Video: Martha Shoffner, UALR, ASU & More in the Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 6/8/2013 10:43 am

Today in the Arkansas Business Week in Review on THV 11 News: Martha Shoffner's legal woes multiply, UALR announces a new high-tech center, ASU studies adding a new medical school in Jonesboro and much more.

Community Cinema to Screen 'Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines' Tuesday

by Lauren James 3/4/2013 8:00 am

See an advance screening of the superheroine documentary Tuesday night (March 5) at the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock.

Arkansas Week Tonight: McDaniel, Shoffner, #ARLEG, Medicaid & Wal-Mart

by Lance Turner 1/11/2013 3:12 pm

A packed, fast-paced show tonight on AETN's "Arkansas Week."

Video: Davy Carter, Mike Beebe's Budget & Medicaid

by Lance Turner 11/16/2012 8:05 am

Rep. Ed Garner, THV 11 News' Craig O'Neill and Arkansas Business' Lance Turner talks about Davy Carter, Mike Beebe's $4.9 billion budget proposal and the looming fight over the Medicaid expansion in Arkansas under the Affordable Care Act.